Category Archives: Mine and Mining Environment Biotechnologies

Biohydrometallurgy as a remedial option…

I think this is a real future niche for biohydromet – these can be the win-win situations we look for. BacTech Environmental Corporation – News Releases – BacTech turns to Crowdfunding for Bolivian Acid Rock Drainage Remediation Project – Fri … Continue reading

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MEI Biohydrometallurgy 2014 :: 9th-11th June, Falmouth, UK

The end of December is the deadline for abstract submission for Biohydrometallurgy ’14, the 7th International Symposium on Biohydrometallurgy by MEI. The last conference, Biohydromet ’12 was attended by over 80 delegates from 22 countries (Conference Report: http://min-eng.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/biohydromet-12-conference-diary.html). This year’s … Continue reading

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New life for old metal mines – who said European mining was dead…

The European Union imports huge amounts of metal. Yet buried deep in Europe’s bowels is a treasure trove of copper, zinc and other precious metals. Researchers have been digging deep to uncover ways to put European mining back on the … Continue reading

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